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Former Wilmington Trust official sentenced for conspiracy

Randall Chase, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 12:40pm

A former bank executive who cooperated with authorities in an investigation that led to the fraud convictions of four top executives for Wilmington Trust, the only financial institution to be criminally charged in connection with the federal bank bailout program, has been sentenced to almost two years in prison.

Iran denounces German ban on its Mahan Air

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 12:08pm

Iran's Foreign Ministry has denounced as "hasty and incorrect" a German ban on Iran's Mahan Air from landing in the country.

Mayor: Los Angeles school officials, union reach tentative deal that will allow teachers to return to work Wednesday

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 10:47am

Mayor: Los Angeles school officials, union reach tentative deal that will allow teachers to return to work Wednesday.

Spanish government loses vote with budget fight looming

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 10:21am

Spain's government lost a vote in parliament to change regulations for housing rentals on Tuesday, dealing the ruling Socialists a setback as they try to cobble together support to pass a national budget.

Lagerfeld absent from Chanel's 18th-century couture

Thomas Adamson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 10:07am

It's snowing in Paris, but not at Chanel, which showcased 18th-century-inspired frothy couture inside a sunlit Italian villa.

Death toll in Mexico pipeline fire rises to 93

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 10:00am

The death toll in a massive fire at an illegally tapped pipeline in Mexico rose to 93 on Tuesday after four more injured people died at hospitals.

Legislation will change how farmers pay for crop burning

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 9:31am

Legislation has been introduced to change the timing of when farmers pay crop burning fees to the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality.

No major TSA disruptions at Spokane airport

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 9:21am

Spokane International Airport is reporting business as usual despite a record number of Transportation Security Administration workers calling in sick nationally due to the partial government shutdown.

Omnichannel Messaging Specialist Smooch Launches 2nd Annual ‘State of Messaging’ 2019 Report on Conversational Business

Smooch, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 9:07am

from channel gatekeepers and software vendors, to industry analysts, brand stewards and startup innovators.

40 years after his "folly," Bogle's index funds reign

Stan Choe, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 9:06am

Forty years ago, the thought of buying a stock index fund was ridiculed. Why would anyone be satisfied with an investment that promised nothing more than the same return as the market?

Idaho Natural History Museum wants to bolster 3D digital lab

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 9:05am

The director of the Pocatello-based Idaho Museum of Natural History says the museum for the first time this year will have traveling exhibits to areas around the state.

Grains mostly higher, Livestock mixed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 9:04am

Grain futures were mostly higher Tuesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Google self-driving spinoff Waymo to put factory in Michigan

David Eggert and Tom Krisher, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 9:01am

Google's self-driving car spinoff Waymo said Tuesday it will bring a factory to Michigan, creating up to 400 jobs at what it describes as the world's first plant "100 percent" dedicated to the mass production of autonomous vehicles.

Israeli shelling kills Gaza militant after officer wounded

Ilan Ben Zion, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 8:54am

Israeli shelling of the Gaza Strip on Tuesday killed a Palestinian militant and wounded four others shortly after an Israeli soldier was shot on the border of the coastal enclave, authorities said. Following the incident, Israel said it would halt a key transfer of Qatari funds to the Gaza Strip.

Signs of a weaker global economy send stocks sharply lower

Marley Jay, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 8:23am

Stocks across the world are down Tuesday following new signs the global economy is weakening. The International Monetary Fund trimmed its economic forecasts for 2019 and 2020 and pointed to risks including trade tensions and rising interest rates. China's government said its economy grew in 2018 at the slowest pace since 1990.

US home sales plummeted 6.4 percent in December

Josh Boak, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 8:03am

U.S. home sales cratered in December, causing price growth to slip to the lowest level in more than six years as the housing sector ended 2018 on a decidedly weak note.

US home sales fell 6.4 percent in December to worst pace since late 2015

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 8:01am

US home sales fell 6.4 percent in December to worst pace since late 2015.

Elliott pushes for changes at eBay

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 7:59am

An activist shareholder said Tuesday that eBay would be better off without StubHub or its classified ads businesses.

Arconic no longer considering sale, shares slide

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 7:45am

Shares of Arconic are sliding at the opening bell after the aluminum maker said it's no longer exploring a sale.